Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Nagra submits a supplementary application for a deep borehole in Nördlich Lägern


Nagra has submitted a further application for a deep borehole in the Nördlich Lägern siting region, bringing the total number of applications to 23.

Green light for Nagra’s information tours


Nagra's information tours are legal and no proceedings will be opened: this is the conclusion of preliminary investigations by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland.

“We are ready for Stage 3”


The Federal Council announced its decision in Bern today on Stage 2 of the Sectoral Plan for Deep Geological Repositories.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

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